Canal Parade falling quiet?

Canal Parade falling quiet?

The Amsterdam city announced two new measures for the Canal Parade of the 2019 Amsterdam Pride. The first one is to declare the route of the Canal Parade as an event area. This includes the streets along the canals, as well as the canals themselves. The second one is that no amplified music is allowed any more along the route of the Parade except of course on the participating boats. These measures are meant to…

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Boats Canal Parade 2019 have been chosen

Boats Canal Parade 2019 have been chosen

The boats of the Canal Parade 2019 have been announced on Sunday February the 10th. During a festive, but tense event the lucky organizations were made public. The most iconic event of the Amsterdam Pride only has place for 80 boats. So every year a committee examines the applications and selects the most appealing concepts. The Canal Parade will take place on August 3rd this year. Signs of Unity during the Parade This year sees…

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Pride Amsterdam 2019 ‘Remember the past, create the future’

Pride Amsterdam 2019 ‘Remember the past, create the future’

Today, December 17th, the organization of Pride Amsterdam announced the theme of next years’ Pride. Since in 2019 the 50th anniversary of Stonewall Riots will be celebrated, the organization choose the theme ‘Remember the past, create the future‘. This theme will be at the heart of many activities during the two week Amsterdam Pride. Especially during the famous Canal Parade you will be able to see the particpating boats give their expression of the theme….

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Canal Parade’s future in the balance?

Canal Parade’s future in the balance?

The city council of Amsterdam has started an online poll among citizens about the Canal Parade. They want to know what they think about this iconic event of the Amsterdam Pride. Among LGBTQI+ people in Amsterdam it has raised the fear it might be a step towards banning the Canal Parade. A poll of doubtful quality In seven questions people are asked what they think of the Canal Parade and if they have visited the…

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Canal Parade 2018 participants announced

Canal Parade 2018 participants announced

The Amsterdam Pride organization has selected the participants for the Canal Parade 2018. The Amsterdam Pride is this year from 28th of July till the 5th of August. The most notable addition this year is the boat of Iranian LGBTQI people. Last year their participation was cancelled, because their boat malfunctioned. The Amsterdam Pride organization wanted to give them a second chance because the boat highlights the dire situation of LGBTQI people in Iran, where…

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